City of Tacoma: 4 positions open on TCRA Board

The City of Tacoma is looking to fill four voluntary positions on the 10-member Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority (TCRA) Board. Two positions require experience as an attorney; one position requires experience as a certified public accountant; and one position requires experience in the construction or development of affordable housing.

The TCRA Board, among other things, administers loans to a variety of clients including low-income Tacoma families who need help buying or repairing their homes, developers that provide multi-family housing to low-income families, businesses that create jobs or rehabilitate blighted commercial spaces, and non-profit organizations that provide housing assistance and economic development services to the Tacoma community. Board members serve two-year terms. To the extent possible, the board shall be comprised of two members with experience as attorneys, two members with experience in banking or financing, two members with experience in the construction or development industry, two members with experience as certified public accountants, and two members with three or more years of experience as licensed real estate brokers or agents. The TCRA Board meets at 7:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Tacoma Municipal Building, located at 747 Market St., Room 248, in downtown Tacoma.

Applications must be submitted to the Tacoma City Clerk’s Office by Weds., Oct. 15, 2014. Apply online here or contact Linnea Meredith at (253) 591-5178, City Clerk’s Office, Room 220, Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402. More information about the TCRA Board is available online here or by contacting Jacinda Howard at (253) 591-5221.

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